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Shin Godzilla (2016)

Shin Gojira (original title)
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Japan is plunged into chaos upon the appearance of a giant monster.

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Cast

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Yutaka Takenouchi ...
Hideki Akasaka
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Kayoko Ann Patterson
Ren Ôsugi ...
Prime Minister Seiji Okochi
Akira Emoto ...
Ryuta Azuma
Kengo Kôra ...
Yusuke Shimura, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
Mikako Ichikawa ...
Hiromi Ogashira, Deputy Director of Nature Conservation Bureau
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Masao Zaizen, Integrated Chief of Staff
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Saigo, Combat Leader
Kyûsaku Shimada ...
Katayama, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ken Mitsuishi ...
Kozuka, Governor of Tokyo
Shingo Tsurumi ...
Yajima, Joint Staff Deputy
Kimiko Yo ...
Reiko Hanamori, Defense Minister
Takumi Saitô ...
Ikeda, Tank Captain
Takashi Fujiki ...
Tokyo Lieutenant Governor
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An unknown accident occurs in Tokyo Bay's Aqua Line, which causes an emergency cabinet to assemble. All of the sudden, a giant creature immediately appears, destroying town after town with its landing reaching the capital. This mysterious giant monster is named "Godzilla".

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A god incarnate. A city doomed.


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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29 July 2016 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

God Godzilla  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$455,036 (USA) (14 October 2016)

Gross:

$1,908,028 (USA) (4 November 2016)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shinji Higuchi has revealed that Godzilla in this film would have been brought to life using a hybrid combination of computer generated imagery and traditional practical tokusatsu effects techniques. Higuchi utilized this same hybrid strategy for the Titans in the live-action "Attack on Titan" films, which he also directed. However midway during production, the large Godzilla puppet was deemed unusable, so all of the effect shots were redone in the computer. See more »

Goofs

Godzilla's color changes slightly throughout his first attack. See more »

Quotes

Prime Minister Seiji Okochi: There is no precedent.
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Connections

Follows King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) See more »

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(original music from "Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo" (2012)_
Written by Shiro Sagisu
Violin performed by Daisuke Kadowaki
Piano performed by Junko Miyagi
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Real Godzilla is finally back to reality
30 July 2016 | by (Tokyo) – See all my reviews

(No Spoiler) Godzilla movies including Hollywood's 2014 Godzilla have been not able to surpass the original Godzilla. But finally, I think they did. Godzilla is back. Japanese title is Shin-Godzilla, Shin could mean true, new, God, shaking, and so on, and everything is right. This is not like heroic Godzilla we used to know, it is the new creature. But his terror, message, hopeless feeling, resemble the original Godzilla. Finally, Japan created the real Godzilla. CGIs are really great in this movie, not like ones you saw in previous movies. I'm serious. The destruction scene is amazing. You'll be stunned and get excited. But you can deeply feel the respect for the original Godzilla movie. They really did such a great job. This movie will blow your mind away. Finally, Godzilla is back. He's back!


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